Voices from Russia

Monday, 8 January 2018

8 January 2018. A Thought from St Nikolaj Velimirović of Ohrid and Žiča


I know of a young priest who’d do well to take this advice to heart. People will follow a man who’s working on rooting out his own shortcomings without pompously hectoring others… and do so without murmuring and with all respect. If all one does is to hector and berate… need I continue? St Nikolai speaks truly…



Sunday, 20 March 2016

20 March 2016. We Know Neither the Time Nor the Hour

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A woman places flowers at the Rostov Oblast representation in Moscow to honour those killed in the recent aircrash. Why do the Fathers counsel remembrance of our death? We know neither the time nor the hour. Remember the victims of the Rostov-on-Don aircrash… four of the 62 victims were children…


Sunday, 7 February 2016

7 February 2016. A Thought from St John Chrysostom

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Sunday, 25 October 2015

25 October 2015. A Thought from St Paisy Eznepidis of the Holy Mountain (+1994)

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